Smith Rock snaps

We took a trip to Sisters and Bend, Oregon last summer, and passed by Smith Rock. Here are few snaps from the Smith Rock visit. I hadn’t visited before and was struck by its beauty the contrast of the rocks created against the rest of the terrain. Wish we had...

Pope actually smiled during Trump visit

In the video coverage of Trump’s visit with the Pope, the Pope rarely smiled and did not look engaged. Same goes for many of the photos published, like the one below. One blogger titled these portraits, Pope meets the Addams Family. Hilarious, but  I wondered if...

Trump touches orb with Saudi King & Egyptian President

This now famous image of Trump, King Salman of Saudi Arabia, and President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi of Egypt touching some kind of glowing orb has generated a lot of buzz and memes. The truth turns out to be pretty straight-forward. The occasion was the opening of a new...

Dragon statue in Ljubljana, Slovenia

Because I’ve been told I’m part Slovenian but know nothing about my homeland, any time I encounter a reference to Slovenia, I’m all over it. I recently found this picture of a Dragon statue in Ljubljana, Slovenia. I don’t know where Ljubljana...

Beautiful photo that looks like Rennaissance art

I did a double or triple take at this photo…actually I still can’t see it as a photo; it looks like a Renaissance painting to my eyes. I cannot track down who captured it, but I found the image on multiple “photos that look like paintings”...

Teatime with a fairy

Actually, it’s “Teatime with Tinkerbell,” but I like the double entendre. In this photo (can’t find the photographer) Helen Stifler is cosplaying Tinkerbell. Her expression is perfect; I love the composition; and while we are mixing up fabled...

Morena Baccarin’s adorable expression

I’m smitten. Ever since seeing her in the Joss Whedon science fiction series Firefly, I’ve had a heavy crush on Brazilian-American actress Morena Maccarin. Besides Firefly, I loved her in Homeland (a wonderful dramatic role as Nick Brody’s wife ), V...

Beautiful landscape image by Carlos Lazarini

Discovered this beautiful image on ALK3R’s WordPress photo blog. The photo is by Carlos Lazarini, a Sao Paulo photographer with a great eye. Sounds like he’s self-taught and focuses on scenery. This shot just draws me in so strongly. Something about the...

Smiling Syrian boy offering tea – So sweet!

“If I had a super power, it would be to fly. I would tell other children from around the world to come and play with me and my sisters, and to drink tea together!” ~ Mohamad, a Syrian refugee in Lebanon One of the top-rated comments on reddit for this picture of the...